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Students become familiar with the importance of Huey Long through primary documents. For this Huey Long lesson, students research the life and work of Huey Long and its impact on Louisiana. Students take a field trip and follow the museum guide to gather information about Huey Long. Students complete a biographical organizer and a Venn diagram. Students create a speech.
Students view a film clip of FDR. In this Depression instructional activity, students analyze primary sources related to the New Deal. Students read accounts criticizing and supporting the New Deal. Students create a political cartoon or letter outlining their opinion and arguments about the effectiveness of the New Deal.
Students investigate the facets of the New Deal. In this Great Depression instructional activity, students research primary documents to explore the pros and cons of the New Deal legislation. Students respond to 1930's newspaper editorials regarding their positions on the legislation.